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Palm oil is the highest energy per acre crop. New technology is getting 1,000 gallons per acre per yer. Pressing small batches is being done in some locations, but medium size groups on the OSE scale are forming co-ops and spending about $500,000 on a processor with a single manager to process for 100 to 200 families sustained by the palm farms. Converting to biodiesel has problems (cloudy, and higher melt point) and is not mature technology. Possibly the 3rd world's most common source of fat in the diet, so it's a serious food source.Zawy 22:55, 2 August 2011 (CEST)